Florence, Italy

Travel Tips

Transportation around Florence is not all that necessary since everything is within a 15 minute walk, but occasionally it's nice to leave the inner city center and experience the surrounding cities. My first attempt at riding the city bus here in Florence: Called ATAF, each ticket only costs €1.20 and can take you as far as… Continue reading Travel Tips


Masks & Love

This past weekend I had the opportunity to travel to the beautiful cities of Venice and Verona. Each city celebrated a particular holiday, which made for an exciting weekend. Venice, Italy | The Venice Carnival The Venice Carnival is a celebration leading up to the Christian season of Lent. Every year, people from all over the… Continue reading Masks & Love


Firenze At First Glance

Though I've only been here for a week, I have already learned so much about the city of Firenze (Florence). Between the shopping, weather, social norms, and food, the culture here is so much different from America. I've been enjoying every moment of it! The apartment is in a great location; right next to the… Continue reading Firenze At First Glance


Arriving Fashionably Late

A traveler’s series of unfortunate events would serve as a perfect title for a story of my travels to Italy. Traveling to Florence was eventful and memorable to say the least. Three friends and I took a direct flight from Minneapolis airport to Amsterdam, then from Amsterdam straight to Florence – or so we thought.… Continue reading Arriving Fashionably Late